Our range of contemporary office desks & modern office desks covers all of your office workstation needs, including 120 degree desks, corner desks, d end desks, radial office workstations, stylish options or desks to a budget.
The Different Style of Office Desks
Making the right choices when selecting office desks is critically important. Consider the look of the office, the working environment, the status in your organisation of the user and the job they are doing. Are you unsure on the difference between the corner office desks, l shaped, double wave desks, radial, d end , double d end, rectangular, 120 degree office desks? Our team of knowledgeable advisors are on hand to help you make the right decision based on your requirements. Choose from our range of delivered and installed office desks & office workstations.
We have a large choice of office desk ranges which include the following desk types and shapes listed below:
Rectangular desks are available in all of our ranges of office furniture. The usual sizes available are 600mm or 800mm deep and 800mm, 1.2m, 1.4m, 1.6m or 1.8m long.
Also available with various leg styles: Panel leg, Cantilever leg, I frame leg, Angled metal leg, Corner post legs (Shown) or Angled wood legs.
Bench Desks are built in groups of two users or multiple of two facing each other. Usually used in groups of 4, 6, 8 or ten in banks, this style of desk is built on one continuous frame.
Depending on the range of Bench desk specified, this style of furniture utilises shared components and cable management. Available in 600mm, 700mm or 800mm deep and in lengths or 1m, 1.2m, 1.4m, 1.6m or 1.8m per user.
Mostly specified as rectangular tops, they are also available in wave, double wave, 120 degree or corner shapes as well. Ranges are available with Goalpost, Hoop (Shown), Angled metal or Angled wood legs. Dividing screens can be added and are attached to the frame work.
Integrated or Combination desks are desks that have a supporting storage unit, usually a drawer unit instead of a leg.
This style of desk is very cost effective and is available in the usual shapes: Rectangular, Wave, Corner. If a supporting leg is required then this can be Panel leg, Cantilever or Corner post leg (Shown).
120 Degree Desks
120 degree desks are generally used to create clusters of desks for 3 or more users. 120 degree desks are available 600mm or 800mm deep and can be used to create interesting shapes within the office.
Our 120 degree desk ranges come in a wide range of finishes and sizes. Desk screens, pedestal drawers, cable management and desk height book or file shelves can be added to further complement your office space. Available with various leg styles: Panel leg, Cantilever leg (Shown), I frame leg, Angled metal leg or Corner post legs.
Wave Desks are wider at one end than they are at the other and are a variation on the rectangular desk shape.
They are available in left or right hand configuration and are commonly 1m deep at the wide end and 800mm deep at the shallow end or 800mm deep at the wide end and 600mm deep at the shallow end.
Wave desks can be curved (Shown) or angular on the users side of the desktop. Legs can be: Panel Leg, Cantilever leg (Shown), I frame leg, Angled metal leg or Corner post leg.
Double Wave Desks
Double Wave Desks are wide at both ends and shallow in the middle and are also a variation on the rectangular desk shape.
Available at 1m deep at each end and 800mm deep in the middle or 800mm deep at each end and 600mm deep in the middle.
Wave desks can be curved or angular (Shown) on the users side of the desktop. Legs can be: Panel Leg, Cantilever leg, I frame leg, Angled metal leg or Corner post leg (Shown).
Radial Desks or Radial Workstations or Corner Desks
Radial Desks are specified as left or right handed. The main desk is 800mm deep as standard and typically 1.4m, 1.6m or 1.8m long. The return of the desk is 1.2m and can be added to with a desk high drawer unit.
The standard size of a corner desk is generally accepted to be 1.6m long x 1.6m deep when accopanied by the desk high drawer unit on the return end.
Legs can be: Panel Leg (Shown), Cantilever leg, I frame leg, Angled metal leg or Corner post leg.
L Shaped Desks
L Shaped Desks are a combination of Rectangular and Radial designs.
The main desk is rectangular with a smaller rectangular return desk. The main desk can be 800mm or 600mm deep and typically 1.6mn or 1.8m long. The return desk will be 600mm deep and either 800mm or 1m in length.
This style of desk is commonly used for a managerial position and accompanied by a set of mobile under desk drawers. Available with Panel leg and Cantilever leg.
Collaborative Desks are a variation of a Bench Desk. Instead of each user occupying their own individual desk top, Collaborative desks tend to have larger desk tops that can be used by multiple users.
Not having a regimented designated space encourages collaboration between users. Cable access is located centrally with the desktop for all users to access. Dividing screens are not employed in the standard fashion down the middle of desk to encourage interaction.
Collaborative Desks are most often a different style and finish to the rest of the furniture in an office, often with angled wood legs.
Sit/Stand Desks are adjustable in their height via a desk mounted electric controller. Some desks are available with a height setting controller that can be programmed to each users requirements.
A typical Sit/Stand desk with have a minimum setting of 600mm and a maximum setting of 1260mm from the floor to the top of the desk top. Single desks and twin desks of two users facing each other are commonly specified in offices as companies accept that staff comfort and ‘well working’ are increasingly important in today’s working environment.
Desktops are usually rectangular but can be L shape or corner on some ranges. Frames are available in either I frame or Corner post leg.
Height Adjustable Desks
Height Adjustable Desks are sometimes also considered to be Sit/Stand desks. The main difference is that Height Adjustable desks are either set to a certain height when built or are manually adjusted by a crank handle.
Height Adjustable Desks do not have the same travel distance as Sit/Stand Desks, typicaly a minimum setting of 655mm and a maximum setting of 1005mm from the floor to the top of the desk top.
Desktops can be rectangular but also L shape or corner on some ranges. Frames are available in either I frame or Corner post leg.
Call Centre Desks
Call Centre Desks are almost circular in shape and are designed as one piece of furniture to suit 4, 5, 6, 7 or 8 users, all facing the centre of the circle. The desk top space on Call Centre furniture is smaller than that of a normal desk as it is anticipated that a typical user will only need to accommodate a PC and a Telephone.
Desk mounted screens divide up the indicidual spaces and are either fabric upholstered or coloured acrylic. These types of desk are typically used in high density areas and as such, the desk mounted dividing screens are usually higher than normal to help reduce sound.
Drawer units are sometimes used to support the desk tops instead of legs due to the working space being smaller.
Glass Desks are usually rectangular in shape and are available in a variety of colours.
If glass desks are being considered then cable management should also be thought about. Only certain ranges have cable access ports cut into the glass to keep wires tidy. Monitor arms cannot be used on Glass top desks as they clamp to the edge of the desktop.
Glass desks are ideal for Executive Offices, Showroom Environments or Estate Agents.